Council Bluffs Police say the vehicle was rear-ended while doing traffic patrol on another accident on Interstate 80 eastbound at around 1:35 Saturday morning. Authorities say the vehicle was parked in the right lane, facing east, with its emergency lights activated while it was struck from behind by another vehicle.
A police officer and the driver of the second vehicle were taken to Nebraska Medicine for evaluation of injuries. A passenger in the second vehicle was transported to a Council Bluffs hospital.
Names of the injured have not been released. Police are investigating whether speed and alcohol were factors in the accident.
(By Mike Peterson, KMA, Shenandoah)